Planning & Outreach Coordinator
TiYuana Morehead is a native from San Diego, California. She is a current graduate student at California State University, Long Beach, pursuing a Master's of Arts in Education, Option in the Social and Cultural of Education. Since a young age, Ty has possessed a deep passion for dance and Black culture. She began dancing at the age of five and received formal training in Jazz by Dr. Donald Robinson at Abraham Lincoln High School. Also, she participated in the school's Drill Team under the guidance of Ms. Rolanda Day and Ms. Sharletta Richardson.
After graduating high school in 2013, Ty relocated to Carson, Ca to attain her Bachelor of Arts in Africana Studies: Socio-Psychological Behavior at California State University, Dominguez Hills. During her undergrad years, she served as a student leader collaborating with CSUDH's Department of Africana Studies and The Rose Black Resource Center. Both departments provided her many opportunities to assist and create cultural programs and events geared toward Black women's success. She chaired the Naturally Beautiful Hair Show for two years. Also, she curated the Queens of Poetry Showcase, the Queen Mother Luncheon and the Talk to Me Sis Series.
After working as a college recruiter last Fall, Ty decided to redirect her passion from student advocacy to dance. Recently, she debuted as an amateur dancer in the CRayProject's urban burlesque show PINS. Her experience in the show has motivated her to build community among Black women outside of academia through fitness and dance. Overall, Ty is on a mission use dance and education to connect and empower Black women and girls regardless of skill.
Fun Fact: Ty enjoys cooking and learning new recipes that comfort the soul.
Marketing & PR Manager
Christina Morales is a Los Angeles native who spent the past 15 years exploring Dance. At one point she spent time studying at El Camino College, has danced independently, and then finished her AA in Dance at Rio Hondo College. She currently runs her own Non-Profit Arts Organization and assists other artists to succeed in varying fields. Her goal is to aspire others to live their true passions and break personal barriers that help them expand into their highest self.
Dai sHan" Daisy" Epperson
Production & Administrative Assistant
Dai Shan Epperson, also known as Daisy, a long time nickname since childhood. Grew up in Inglewood, CA where she graduated from Inglewood High School as Senior Class President. She was in the band, on the flag team, and joined the drill team her senior year. She then continued her education at El Camino College, where she studied psychology and dance. Later Daisy graduated in Spring 2019, and transferred over to Cal State Dominguez Hills continuing her studies in psychology and will be graduating in Spring 2021 as a first generation college grad in her immediate family. Right now in the current state of COVID-19 , Daisy has started training as a PINS dancer and volunteering with the CRayProject LLC, she also has begun training in November of 2020 as a full spectrum doula. She has then created and started her own business, BLOSSOM Doula Service. Working with the CRayProject has motivated her to continue to be the change.